The LAST WORD: Jonnie Galvin-Wright, chairman, Stuff Advertising

January 21, 2022
The LAST WORD: Jonnie Galvin-Wright, chairman, Stuff Advertising

Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Jonnie Galvin-Wright, chairman of Bristol agency Stuff Advertising, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: What was the last film you watched? The Power of...

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CBI boss told of Bristol’s global potential in emerging tech sectors on visit to city

January 21, 2022
CBI boss told of Bristol’s global potential in emerging tech sectors on visit to city

National business organisation such as the CBI can play a crucial role in helping Bristol develop world-class clusters in high-potential sectors such as deeptech and creative tech, its director-general was told on a visit to the city. Tony Danker met a number of businesses in Bristol to hear about...

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Children’s hospice business club shows the power of bringing companies together

January 21, 2022
Children’s hospice business club shows the power of bringing companies together

Bristol firms are being invited to join Children’s Hospice South West’s Business Club as it aims to raise £90,000 from the initiative to support it in helping make a difference to young people with life-limiting illnesses and their families. The charity needs around £11m a year to run its...

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Bristol Airport to invest £2.6m in upgrading its passenger departure lounge

January 20, 2022
Bristol Airport to invest £2.6m in upgrading its passenger departure lounge

A major redevelopment of Bristol Airport’s airside departure lounge is due to start on Monday. The £2.6m, three-month project, which will create dozens of jobs, aims to improve the shopping and dining experience for passengers before they board their flights.  The lounge’s retail units will get a facelift while...

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BGF Bristol office invests record £115m in high-growth business in 2021

January 20, 2022
BGF Bristol office invests record £115m in high-growth business in 2021

Investments by the Bristol team of growth finance group BGF passed the £100m mark for the first time last year as it continued its strong run of funding ambitious businesses. The team injected £115m of equity into firms in 2021 – a 72% increase on 2020’s total and more...

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PR agency’s ambitious target for £1m turnover after boosting its team with five new appointments

January 20, 2022
PR agency’s ambitious target for £1m turnover after boosting its team with five new appointments

Bristol corporate communications agency AMBITIOUS PR has made five strategic hires as it aims for a turnover of £1m turnover this year. The agency, which launched 10 years, grew revenue by 50% in 2021, describing it as as “an incredible year”.  Now it is looking to accelerate further with...

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Hybrid working here to stay, research shows, but most firms are struggling to make it a success

January 20, 2022
Hybrid working here to stay, research shows, but most firms are struggling to make it a success

More than nine in 10 of mid-market businesses in the South West have adopted hybrid or remote working as a way of overcoming the impact of the pandemic – but many are struggling to make it a success, according to a new survey. Research by accountancy firm Grant Thornton,...

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National role for JLL Bristol office director as it focuses on regeneration and sustainability

January 19, 2022
National role for JLL Bristol office director as it focuses on regeneration and sustainability

International property agency JLL has promoted its Bristol office lead director Simon Peacock to head of regions, giving him responsibility for its 10 regional offices across the UK. Simon, pictured, will also join JLL’s UK executive board while continuing to oversee the firm’s South West and Wales regions, which...

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Recognition for Clarke Willmott’s debt recovery team in credit management benchmark scheme

January 19, 2022
Recognition for Clarke Willmott’s debt recovery team in credit management benchmark scheme

National law firm Clarke Willmott, which has an office in Bristol, has become the first client-servicing solicitors’ practice to gain accreditation for best practice in the credit management industry. The CICMQ quality accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) provides formal recognition for the firm’s commitment to...

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